Stories about History from June, 2018
Every year in June, four Peruvian rural communities from Cusco get together to renew Q’eswachaka, the last Inca bridge.
"Beyond her image of rectitude and honesty, Simone Veil was, first and foremost, a woman who embodied her era and her struggle."
Balkan right-wing populists continue attempts to rehabilitate the legacies of World War II Nazi collaborators
Revision of the history of World War II is an important element of extremist right-wing indoctrination in Europe and recent examples from Serbia and Croatia indicate complacency of ruling elites.
"#Guyana is the only South American country where homosexuality is still illegal. It just held its first LGBT Pride parade. Let's hope decriminalisation is next..."
Renamo leader Afonso Dhlakama was "a hero for some and a villain, maybe even the devil, for others. The reasons for considering him as one or the other are fair."